Mountain lion captured in LA-area neighborhood

A large mountain lion found wandering through backyards…

Japan, Taiwan agree on fishing rights around Diaoyu Islands

Japan has agreed to give Taiwanese fishing rights in waters near a group of Japanese-controlled islands…

Shanghai to build China’s tallest building

The Shanghai World Financial Center under construction reached 501.3 meters hight this past Thursday…

China pulls ‘Django Unchained’ on day of premiere

“Django Unchained” became “Django Unscreened” on Thursday as Quentin Tarantino’s violent slave-revenge saga was pulled from Chinese theaters…

China is first for executions worldwide

China tops first for executions worldwide…

Toyota, Honda, Nissan announce air bag recall

Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 3 million vehicles globally for an identical problem with air bags on the passenger…

China, New Zealand sign simplified visa agreement

Chinese and New Zealand officials also signed and exchanged a visa simplification agreement…

Train avoids hitting puppy tied to train track

Officials say a 78-year-old man tied a puppy to train tracks in the California desert, and an engineer had to use emergency brakes to keep from crushing it.

GM returning to Facebook with Chevrolet Sonic ads

General Motors is returning to Facebook…

H7N9 medication approved for production

China’s independently-developed Peramivir injection, the drug for treating flu patients, was licensed for production Saturday…

Chinese demand for baby milk causes ‘rationing’ in UK

British retailers are limiting purchases of baby milk powder to prevent customers from bulk-buying and exporting it to China for profit…

Workers could owe taxes on their free lunch

Workers could owe taxes on their free lunch…

China boy suffers from strange disease

A five-year boy, in a village of southeast China’s Yunnan Province, is suffering from a strange disease which makes him drinking nearly 30…

Man climbs three stories, rescues girl from fire

A man climbed three stories to rescue a girl trapped by a fire in the city of Suqian in east China’s Jiangsu Province…

At least 14 hurt in Texas stabbing

At least 14 people were wounded in an apparent stabbing attack on a Houston-area college campus Tuesday…

Long lines as Powerball comes to California

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Hopeful Californians with $2 to spare waited in long lines as Powerball lottery tickets went on sale for the first time…

Another person dies from H7N9 bird flu in China

The price of eggs has been sliding in Shanghai over the past few days, influenced by incidents of the new strain of bird flu found in China…

NKorea may be planning another nuclear test

North Korea may be planning to carry out a new nuclear test, South Korea warned Monday…

United Airlines puts 787s in schedule for May 31

United Airlines is putting its grounded Boeing 787s back in the flight schedule, even though the plane is still grounded…

Wechat dismisses rumors of possible future charges

The operators of WeChat, a popular instant messaging service in China, Friday again dismissed the widespread…

Kayaker helps save family after crash into river

A kayaker is being credited with helping to save a family of five after their SUV had veered off a road…

Shanghai boy recovers from H7N9 bird flu virus

A four-year-old boy regained health and recovered from the H7N9 bird flu virus in Shanghai…

“Iron Lady” Margaret Thatcher dies at 87

Ex-spokesman Tim Bell says that former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died. She was 87…

China’s frugality campaign hits luxury goods sales

China’s frugality and anti-corruption campaigns seem to have had an effect on the sale of luxury brands of imported liquor…

FAA to delay 149 airport tower closures until June

The Obama administration is delaying the closing of 149 airport control towers until mid-June in order to deal with legal challenges…

N.Illinois school bus crash, kids OK, 1 death

Authorities say one person has died and more than three dozen people are injured, including elementary school children…

China mass bird killing, 6 death reported

China announced a sixth death from a new bird flu strain Friday, while authorities in Shanghai halted the sale of live fowl and slaughtered…

Worker missing; cruise ship breaks from US port

High winds dislodged a disabled cruise ship from its mooring Wednesday, and crews were searching for a missing …

Facebook unveils ‘Home’ Android product

With its new “Home” on Android gadgets, Facebook aims to put its social network at the center of people’s mobile experiences…